Writers Block

You are the blank spaces between My missing words and inactivity The bottom feeder on my creativity You are the stark white paper The harsh lines on the page Are the bars on my minds cage You are the brain fog Muddling my thoughts The rusty Padlock You are writers block

Bad Day Bear

One year Crohn’s and Colitis were running a competition for shorts stories, I never submitted mine so I’ve decided to publish it here.   “It was a bad day” said bear. Bear’s family rolled their eyes, it was not unusual for this to be said, and bear was known in the community as bad day…

My New Awareness Tattoo

I’m not really a remember the date kinda of girl. What I do know is that its 3 years in March since I was officially diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. So today I sat in the tattoo shop reflecting on the pain to come, and I remember what a bumpy journey I’ve had to date and…

It’s not all in your head

Ever feel like doctors just don’t listen? And you present with the same symptoms over and over again and you’re made to feel like it really can’t be that bad. You even start to doubt how bad things are and that maybe it is all in your head. I know I did. I took me…